Judges announced for 2019 C&IT Awards

This year's awards in partnership with Business Events Australia will return to the Hilton on Park Lane.

Happy winners at last year's C&IT Awards

The judges for this year’s C&IT Awards, in partnership with Business Events Australia, have been announced.

The list of names that will be deciding who walks home with one of the event industry’s most sought-after prizes is:

NameJob titleOrganisation
Angie Mason Chair HBAA & Absolute Corporate Events
Arran Cruickshanks Account director BCD
Caroline Bee General manager Pico+
Charlie Hepburn Director Be Vivid
Charlotte Hammerbeck Director, meetings technology GSK
Esther Clark Freelancer EJC Events
Hamish Reid Secretariat Destinations Alliance
Holly Mills Head of incentives Penguins (part of DRPG)
Jessica Badminton Senior event manager Intrinsic Financial Services
Jon Kelly Managing director Meet & Potato
Judy Elvey President MPI
Julia Charles Managing director Julia Charles Event Management
Karen Kadin Managing partner Brands at Work
Martin Richardson Managing director Ten Thousand Hours
Nicola Wedge Director, head of Barclays UK events Barclays
Nyree Jones Manager, experiential Deloitte
Paul Stoddart Managing director CWT
Rick Stainton Group executive director Smyle
Rob Morgan Head of business development Clive
Ruth Bennett Board member SITE Young Leaders
Scott Cullather CEO INVNT
Sonia Hickey Head of commercial event programming The Guardian

Penny Lion, executive general manager events for Tourism Australia, said: "We think the C&IT Awards are a tremendous initiative and we are so proud to be supporting the future of our industry."

The biggest night in the MICE industry calendar is hosted by our venue partner London Hilton on Park Lane and will take place on Friday 20 September.

You can find out more about the award categories and how to enter them here. The deadline for entries is Thursday 27 June.

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